This video shows Toronto parks’ beauty enthralling the visitors at:
- Bluffers Park – Waterfront Park System
- Eastern Beaches
- High Park
- Edwards Gardens
- Wilket Creek Central Don
Only 5 days left to register for
Toronto Park People’s
2nd Annual Park Summit
Connecting Toronto’s People and Parks
Saturday, May 12, 2012
from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Evergreen Brick Works
Centre for Green Cities Building
550 Bayview Ave, Toronto
PWYC (Pay What You Can) Donation
If you’re a park person, you need to be at the Second Annual Toronto Park Summit to:
- “Meet park advocates, city staff, and experts together with community groups, city councillors, and concerned Torontonians to network, brainstorm, and work together to build momentum for better parks in Toronto.
- Learn how other Toronto residents are engaging in and improving their local parks, and help them generate ideas and create opportunities for better citizen engagement in our parks.
- The input they receive at the Summit will form the basis of a Solutions Paper that Park People is going to release in the fall with our ideas for how the City of Toronto can better work with local residents in our parks.
- Robert Hammond, Executive Director and Co-founder of Friends of the High Line,New York City, will deliver the keynote address.”
- The High Line was an abandoned, elevated rail line about a mile and a half from Gansevoort Street to 34th Street in the Chelsea neighborhood on the lower west side of Manhattan, New York, US
- Thanks to Robert Hammond, New York’s High Line underwent an extreme green makeover and transformation into an elevated park—”part promenade, part town square, part botanical garden” – and is now one of the world’s greatest public spaces
For this year’s Summit, Park People is asking for a suggested donation of $20 to help them offset the cost of the Toronto Park Summit event.
- Park People is a project of Tides Canada, a registered charity
- and they rely on donations to undertake their work.
The Toronto Park Summit is sponsored by TD Bank Group and supported by Mitchell Cohen and Janice Lewis.
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